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Jan 27, 2013 5:00pm PST
? >> i think of rosa jim√Čnez, who was a 27-year-old college student. she had a 5-year-old daughter. she was getting a nursing degree. she really wanted to, you know, succeed in this country. and she faced an unintended pregnancy. and because she was low income, because she was a recipient of medicaid, she was denied access to an abortion because of henry hyde. and she sought a back-alley abortion and died as a consequence. so this has real implications. she was the first known victim of the hyde amendment. and i'm sure these stories happen many times over. and women are just disproportionately impacted. particularly, again, those at the margins and who are most vulnerable. >> you remind me of some statistics i saw the other day, from the guttmacher institute. it reports that among poor women, the rate of unintended pregnancy is five times higher than for higher income women. and four in ten women who have abortions are poor. what do you make of that from your own work? >> that, you know, because women don't have access to some of the basic healthcare to prevent pregnancy, so the fa
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